iOS Significantly Outperformed Android for Christmas Shopping This Year

iOS Significantly Outperformed Android for Christmas Shopping This Year

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IBM reports that iOS significantly outperformed Android in online sales this Christmas. The numbers come via the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark which found that overall Christmas Day online sales were up 16.5 percent over the same period last year. Most notably, iOS drove 5x more online sales than Android.

Mobile Traffic and Sales:
Mobile traffic was the highest we've seen over this holiday season, accounting for 48 percent of all online traffic, up 28.3 percent compared to the same period last year. Mobile sales also remained strong, approaching 29 percent of all online sales, up 40 percent over 2012.

Smartphones Browse, Tablets Buy:
Smartphones drove 28.5 percent of all online traffic compared to tablets at 18.1 percent, making it the browsing device of choice. When it comes to making the sale, tablets drove 19.4 percent of all online sales, more than twice that of smartphones, which accounted for 9.3 percent. Tablet users also averaged $95.61 per order, versus smartphone users, who averaged $85.11 per order.

iOS vs. Android:
As a percentage of total online sales, iOS was more than five times higher than Android, driving 23 percent vs. 4.6 percent for Android. On average, iOS users spent $93.94 per order, nearly twice that of Android users, who spent $48.10 per order. iOS also led as a component of overall traffic with 32.6 percent vs. 14.8 percent for Android.

The Social Influence - Facebook vs. Pinterest:
Shoppers referred from Facebook averaged $72.01 per order, versus Pinterest referrals, which drove $86.83 per order. However, Facebook referrals converted sales at nearly four times the rate of Pinterest referrals, perhaps indicating stronger confidence in network recommendations.

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iOS Significantly Outperformed Android for Christmas Shopping This Year

samsam12 - December 27, 2013 at 6:36pm
you know that company makes money off of us by referral, like we're doing free advertising for company, yeah post that food picture all you want if your not getting paid to do it then its on you.
K - December 27, 2013 at 5:25pm
Once again, burn Tony! Let the hate buttfck begin!
Nutbag - December 27, 2013 at 10:31pm
Seems you are the one full of hate.. or an obsession with Tony or Android.
Nat - December 27, 2013 at 11:55pm
He hates, we all hate back! Look at his replies back in chart posts!